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Tropical cyclones threaten northern Australia every year. CSIRO research seeks to understand causes and likely changes in tropical cyclone intensity and frequency.
Tropical cyclones threaten northern Australia every year. Recent Australian flooding and cyclonic events can be largely explained by a strong La Niña. However, sea surface temperatures off the northern Australian coast in recent months have been at or near record levels.
Frequently asked questions about tropical cyclones, their causes, occurrences and impacts.
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Last updated: Last updated: 22 March 2015
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